Multiple serious injuries following collision in Co Cork this morning

According to emerging reports this afternoon, a number of people have sustained serious injuries following a collision in Co Cork today.

It has been established that the road traffic accident happened on the Mallow road at the Waterloo junction before noon.

AA Roadwatch alerted the public to the incident on Twitter, posting: "#CORK #N20 Serious crash between Cork City and Mallow near the Waterloo turn-off. Gardaí at the scene."

It is understood that the Northbound lane is currently closed, and emergency services are at the scene of the incident.